Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £193 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Support
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.98% 2.84% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 2.99% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Guildford median daily rate £193 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.42% - -
Surrey median daily rate £169 £150 £145
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
Surrey median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% -10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 219 201 212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 95.26% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 126 114
Guildford median daily rate £400 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +5.36% -5.08%
10th Percentile £147 £126 £252
90th Percentile £554 £538 £484
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% +71.43% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.79 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Guildford

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Support in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Guildford

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Guildford

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Skype
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Meraki
7 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard